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Professor Amy Bilton

The Water and Energy Research Laboratory (WERL) is directed by professor Amy Bilton, who is an assistant professor in the department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) at the University of Toronto. She is also the director of the Centre for Global Engineering (CGEN), which leads initiatives that address challenges in food, water, sanitation, healthcare, and energy around the world.

 


Research Projects

 


News

Installation of Aeration Systems in Bangladesh

Professor Bilton and her team initiated a large-scale field trials in Bangladesh by installing the first 2 prototype solar aeration systems in BRAC fisheries in ...
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Nicaragua “Winds of Change” Project Culminates

U of T engineers have partnered with residents of Pedro Arauz, Nicaragua to design and construct a water-pumping windmill, providing critical irrigation during ...
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Improving Aquaculture – Field Tests in Vietnam

Professor Amy Bilton and her team have taken up a challenge to improve the productivity of fish farms in the developing world by ...
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Nicaragua Winds of Change

Researchers from the WERL have recently returned from a successful trip to Nicaragua with Toronto-based group Winds of Change.  This project will focus ...
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Grand Challenges Canada project

The WERL is proud to announce the start of a Grand Challenges Canada project focused on developing innovative solar powered systems to improve water ...
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Contact

Water and Energy Research Laboratory

 

Mailing Address

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto
5 King’s College Rd
Toronto ON M5S 3G8

Email

bilton@mie.utoronto.ca

Lab

RS 108A

Office

MY 794